Hilary Knight collection. First Edition. Oversized folio and profuse illustrations in black and white and color. ISBN: 1416573135. Published to coincide with South Pacific's 2008 return to Broadway, this essential authorized companion to the beloved musical is a lavishly illustrated collection of memorabilia and historical detail, spanning nearly six decades of productions on stage and screen. Tight binding.
Sometime in the early ’50s, Hilary Knight’s drawings of naughty little girls for Mademoiselle magazine led to a meeting with author Kay Thompson (then a top nightclub performer)--and, of course, to the perpetually adored Eloise, the precocious Plaza dweller who in many ways is Knight’s alter ego. “Eloise will be celebrating her 60th birthday in 2015--not bad for a six-year-old,” says Knight. We’re honored to offer these personal pieces from Knight, who remains as stylish, outspoken, and original as the legendary little girl he brought to life.